Posts Tagged 'robots'

China’s robot future

China’s robot future

Despite an ongoing trade war with the USA, the Made in China 2025 campaign is ramping up efforts for massive acquisition and deployment of robotic technology. The China robot strategy includes the domestic manufacture of

Flying insect-sized robots

Flying insect-sized robots

Engineers at the University of Washington who developed an insect sized-robot that weighs only as much as a toothpick will showcase their technology in Brisbane next week at an IEEE conference. “RoboFly” is the smallest

Robots for the home

Robots for the home

Amazon’s Lab126 R&D division is believed to be developing a robot nicknamed “Vesta” that uses cameras to pilot around the home autonomously. The technology used for this domestic robot might do even more by utilising

What is the future of work?

What is the future of work?

Automation continues to become adopted by major international corporations, leaving many workers wondering how they will adapt to this change. Walmart is planning to cut thousands of jobs by automating the checkout process, as well

The Prototype, 10 Nov 2017 – Renewables milestones, AV turning point, Innovation spirit

The Prototype, 10 Nov 2017 – Renewables milestones, AV turning point, Innovation spirit

The challenge in delivering modern infrastructure with the right customer focus continues, but the John Grill Centre’s latest report says Australia is making progress. Find out more at our Innovation Lecture on Wednesday 18 October. The week’s other top stories include how to create an ethical AI, using gene modification and nanotech to solve the antibiotic crisis, and renewable energy developments worldwide.